Eric Bordenkircher

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Research Fellow

Dr. Eric Bordenkircher writes, teaches, and speaks on the domestic politics and international relations of the Middle East. A former Visiting Assistant Professor at Claremont McKenna College and Pepperdine University, he focuses on Lebanese and Iraqi politics, U.S. relations and policy toward the Middle East, Progressives and U.S. foreign policy, the Arab-Israeli conflict, Islamic movements, governance, and the impact(s) of globalization. His journal articles appear in Middle East Policy, Middle East Quarterly, and the Review of Middle East Studies. His writing also appears in Newsweek, The American Conservative, The Jerusalem Post, The San Diego Union Tribune, Washington Examiner, The National Interest, Fikra Forum, The Algemeiner, Lobelog, 1945, and Eurasia Review. He has provided commentary for CNN, the BBC, CGTV, The Los Angeles Times, The International Herald Tribune and radio broadcasts. His blog on the President, Congress, and the Middle East can be found at The Times of Israel. He is available to speak on Lebanese and Iraqi politics, the conflicts in Yemen, Syria, and Libya, US policy in the Middle East and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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